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​Local Lions mark 100th anniversary

​Local Lions mark 100th anniversary

News   •   Apr 11, 2017 10:27 BST

Swanley and North Downs Lions visited ellenor Gravesend on Wednesday 5 April to present the charity with a special commemorative garden bench to mark Lions Clubs International’s 100th anniversary and the Swanley Club’s 40th.

Marathon effort by ellenor supporters

Marathon effort by ellenor supporters

News   •   Mar 28, 2017 12:15 BST

ellenor, the charity that supports families facing terminal illness, has nine plucky supporters running in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 on Sunday 23 April on its behalf: Sue Savin, Wayne Du Plessis, Faye Stapleton, Amy Savill, Tina Butler, Megan Prigmore, Kevin Denny, Maciej Kopec and Sagi Burton

Bereavement Cuppa recognised with an award

Bereavement Cuppa recognised with an award

News   •   Mar 28, 2017 09:58 BST

ellenor's vital work with carers and bereaved people was recognised at the recent North Kent CCG Awards where the charity was named as a winner in the 'Giving a voice to the unheard' category for its Bereavement Cuppa initiative.

How will you grow your £50 for ellenor?

How will you grow your £50 for ellenor?

News   •   Mar 27, 2017 15:18 BST

ellenor is looking for companies to take part in its 2017 Accumulator Challenge which is set to begin on 2 May

Calling all budding gardeners

Calling all budding gardeners

News   •   Mar 23, 2017 13:11 GMT

ellenor is urging plant lovers to throw open their garden gates to raise vital funds for families facing terminal illness this summer as part of its Glorious Gardens programme.

Mo Tutty wins prestigious trustee award

Mo Tutty wins prestigious trustee award

News   •   Mar 17, 2017 13:49 GMT

Mo Tutty, chairman of the board of trustees at charity ellenor, was named as Trustee of the Year at the Kent Charity Awards, which were held in Maidstone on Thursday 16 March. Mo has been a trustee at ellenor for the past seven years, becoming chairman of the board of trustees in 2014.

Maddisons Residential donates £3200 to ellenor

Maddisons Residential donates £3200 to ellenor

News   •   Mar 07, 2017 16:59 GMT

Tunbridge Wells-based Maddisons Residential recently presented a cheque for £3200 to the charity ellenor – a sum raised by the estate agency donating £100 for every property it has sold over the past 12 months

Sukhbir Sodhi climbs Kilimanjaro for ellenor

Sukhbir Sodhi climbs Kilimanjaro for ellenor

News   •   Mar 06, 2017 15:03 GMT

Sukhbir Sodhi from Gravesend recently completed the mammoth challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – the highest mountain in Africa - for ellenor

Baxall Construction to sponsor 2017 Accumulator Challenge

Baxall Construction to sponsor 2017 Accumulator Challenge

News   •   Mar 06, 2017 13:50 GMT

The next ellenor Accumulator Challenge – a competitive fundraiser for businesses – is set to begin on 2 May and is this time being sponsored by the 2016 winner Baxall Construction

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors pledges to raise £20,000 for ellenor

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors pledges to raise £20,000 for ellenor

News   •   Mar 02, 2017 12:26 GMT

Martin Tolhurst Solicitors has announced that its new Charity of the Year is ellenor and has pledged to raise £20,000 for the charity over the next 12 months.

Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox becomes Patron for ellenor

Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox becomes Patron for ellenor

News   •   Feb 27, 2017 15:17 GMT

​Hospice charity ellenor is proud to announce that Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox, star of Channel 4’s ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ has become a Patron

Key new appointments at ellenor

Key new appointments at ellenor

News   •   Feb 24, 2017 10:02 GMT

ellenor – the charity which offers care and support to families facing terminal illness across Kent – has made two key appointments

JD O’Brien is all fired up for ellenor

JD O’Brien is all fired up for ellenor

News   •   Feb 23, 2017 15:47 GMT

JD O’Brien – who featured in the most recent series of BBC One’s The Apprentice with Lord Alan Sugar – is taking part in the Sevenoaks Rotary 10K in Knole Park on Sunday 2 April and raising money for ellenor

ellenor trustee in the running for an award

ellenor trustee in the running for an award

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 11:52 GMT

Mo Tutty, chairman of the board of trustees at hospice charity ellenor – the only hospice charity in Kent to care for all ages - has been named as a finalist in this year’s Kent Charity Awards on Thursday 16 March, in the Trustee of the Year category

RiverStone Management Limited donates £36,000

RiverStone Management Limited donates £36,000

News   •   Feb 20, 2017 12:02 GMT

ellenor has received a generous donation of £36,000 from RiverStone Management Limited, part of the insurance and reinsurance operations of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Mother of ellenor’s young patient to mark her birthday by taking part in Walkathon

Mother of ellenor’s young patient to mark her birthday by taking part in Walkathon

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 11:13 GMT

Among those taking part in this year’s Walkathon for ellenor – a marathon 26 mile walk from Tower Bridge to ellenor Gravesend – is Louise Jenner from Snodland, mother of one of the hospice charity’s young patients, Sophie.

Supporter celebrates his 50th birthday by walking 50 miles for ellenor!

Supporter celebrates his 50th birthday by walking 50 miles for ellenor!

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:36 GMT

Robin Roberts, one of ellenor’s dedicated supporters, who also volunteers in the hospice charity’s Bexleyheath shop, marked his 50th birthday on Wednesday 1 February with an epic sponsored walk of 50 miles – a mammoth endeavour which took him nearly 24 hours.

Nine day desert challenge for ellenor

Nine day desert challenge for ellenor

News   •   Jan 23, 2017 09:37 GMT

ellenor is encouraging people to sign up to the challenge of taking part in a nine-day trek across the magnificent and dramatic sand dunes of the Sahara Desert, while raising money for local families facing terminal illness

Fifty at fifty for ellenor

Fifty at fifty for ellenor

News   •   Jan 19, 2017 11:53 GMT

Robin Roberts, one of ellenor’s dedicated supporters – who also volunteers in the hospice charity’s Bexleyheath shop – is marking his 50th birthday on Wednesday 1 February with an epic sponsored walk of 50 miles.

Support in Swanley

Support in Swanley

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 11:15 GMT

We are launching our popular Carers Course in Swanley (at Swanley Link) from Saturday 14 January